Bed Bugs and Evolution

Bed Bugs and Evolution

Bed bugs, also known by the scientific name Cimex lectularius, are blood-feeding parasites that are seen by many people as a nuisance. They are very small and might go undetected in homes until people find the skin rashes left by the C. lectularius bite. Understandably, most people want them exterminated from their homes. Despite the unwanted […]

Build a Better Bedbug Trap for $1 [Video]

Build a Better Bedbug Trap for $1 [Video]

A team of inventors at the University of Florida (UF) have developed a useful trap. Costing about one dollar, the better bedbug trap uses items that are commonly found around the house. Whether the pests’ presence is suspected or known, this effective trap is easy to make but requires that it be protected wherever it […]